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Welcome to LARD, the Language for Asynchronous Research and Development. This is the LARD documentation home page. You can find language and tool reference manuals, a tutorial, technical and release notes and other miscellaneous information here. Try the search facility below to locate pages containing a certain keyword.
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What this is all about.
How to obtain and install LARD.
- Bugs and
How to submit bug reports, and how to hear about updates through the LARD mailing list.
A step-by-step introduction to the language and tools with examples.
Language Reference Manual.
Comprehesive description of the language with a page on each function.
- LARD Compilation
Tools User Guide.
"man page" type documentation for the LARD compiler and related tools.
- LARD Interpreter
Documentation for the LARD interpreter li, describing the graphical and batch-mode interfaces and how to write tcl modules.
- The LARD Papers.
Postscript versions of various papers and presentations about LARD, and also source for the STUMP processor example.
- Lard Test Vector Generation
How to drive a TimeMill transistor-level simulation with test vectors from LARD, including cosimulation for systems with arbiters. (Manchester users only.)
The information in these documents is probably not of interest to most lard users.